Lausanne (SUI) February 27, 2013 – FINA has extended its agreement with the Mikasa Corporation of Japan for the period 2013-2016. Mikasa will be the exclusive supplier of water polo balls for all FINA-governed water polo competitions during this four-year period, including the FINA World Championships, which will be held in Barcelona (ESP) in 2013 and in Kazan (RUS) in 2015.
Other FINA competitions part of this package are the annual series [...]
As the history of ball making of Mikasa tells, the company bas been growing as one of the best ball manufacturers in the world. In the water polo community, the ball W6000W for men and W6009W for women are well known today. Mikasa water polo balls have been selected as “Game Ball” for major world events including Olympic games since 1980 for the past and now.
In 2008th Beijing Olympic Games, for the first time in water polo ball Olympic history, [...]
Among the improvements we made, we would like to focus and introduce how we improved the “Gripping Power” of the W6000W, W6009W and all the succeeding models Mikasa water polo balls from one of the latest improvement projects. It is absolutely essential to have a strong grip to maximize the player’s playability for all the water polo games including the highest international level tournaments organized by FINA to the local events -when the player try to shoot the ball to [...]
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The Ligue Europeenne de Natation (LEN) and Mikasa Corporation have renewed the contract, and Mikasa will continuously be the official game ball supplier of LEN water polo events for the period 2013-2016.
LEN and Mikasa Corporation have continued mutual cooperation for the sport of water polo since the partnership was established in 2009.
Mikasa Corporation is exceeding honored with the contract and the partnership with LEN to support their water [...]